Livingston Parish, LA

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2022 Population
143,425
1.68% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.6
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.6%
8.91% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$77,978
8.99% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$210,100
14.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Livingston Parish, LA had a population of 143k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $77,978. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Livingston Parish, LA grew from 141,057 to 143,425, a 1.68% increase and its median household income grew from $71,547 to $77,978, a 8.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Livingston Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.45%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.39%), White (Hispanic) (1.47%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.41%).

None of the households in Livingston Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Livingston Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Livingston Parish, LA are Denham Springs Beauty School (27 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Livingston Parish, LA was $210,100, and the homeownership rate was 82.3%.

Most people in Livingston Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Livingston Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Livingston Parish, LA is home to a population of 143k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.62% of Livingston Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (3.76k people).

In 2022, there were 11.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Livingston Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Livingston Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Livingston Parish, LA was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Livingston Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    121k ± 616
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 595
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.42k ± 881
4.44%
Hispanic Population
6.37k people

In 2022, there were 11.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Livingston Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.44% of the people in Livingston Parish, LA are hispanic (6.37k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Livingston Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.76k people
2.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.84k people

As of 2022, 2.62% of Livingston Parish, LA residents (3.76k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Livingston Parish, LA was 2.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,004 ± 768
  2. Vietnam
    1,736 ± 360
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,711 ± 568

Livingston Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Livingston Parish, LA employs 65.2k people. The largest industries in Livingston Parish, LA are Construction (9,120 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,655 people), and Retail Trade (7,232 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,813), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,785), and Manufacturing ($68,135).

Occupations

65.2k
2022 Value
± 2,737
3.13%
1 Year growth
± 5.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Livingston Parish, LA grew at a rate of 3.13%, from 63.2k employees to 65.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Livingston Parish, LA, are Management Occupations (7,511 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (6,868 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,722 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Livingston Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

65.2k
2022 Value
± 2,737
3.13%
1 Year growth
± 5.98%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Livingston Parish, LA grew at a rate of 3.13%, from 63.2k employees to 65.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Livingston Parish, LA, are Construction (9,120 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,655 people), and Retail Trade (7,232 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Livingston Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Livingston Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$61,088
Median earning men ± $3,295
$37,863
Median earning women ± $2,296

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($88,158), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,570), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,724).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,286), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,776), and Manufacturing ($49,289).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 510
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 478
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 386
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Livingston County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 84.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (14.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.25%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Livingston Parish, LA awarded 27 degrees. The student population of Livingston Parish, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 61 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Livingston Parish, LA are White (24 and 88.9%), followed by Asian (1 and 3.7%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 3.7%), and Two or More Races (1 and 3.7%).

The largest universities in Livingston Parish, LA by number of degrees awarded are Denham Springs Beauty School (27 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Livingston Parish, LA are General Cosmetology (27 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Livingston Parish, LA was $210,100 in 2022, which is 0.745 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $183,000 to $210,100, a 14.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Livingston Parish, LA is 82.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Livingston Parish, LA have an average commute time of 34.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Livingston Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Livingston Parish, LA is $77,978. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Livingston Parish, LA was Census Tract 403.04 with a value of $88,686, followed by Census Tract 402.02 and Census Tract 407, with respective values of $82,994 and $58,537.

Property

$210,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,367
$40,937
Median Property Taxes
±$1,901

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Livingston Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Livingston Parish, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

82.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.3% of the housing units in Livingston Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 403.04
  2. Census Tract 402.02
  3. Census Tract 407

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Livingston Parish, LA was Census Tract 403.04 with a value of $88,686, followed by Census Tract 402.02 and Census Tract 407, with respective values of $82,994 and $58,537.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Livingston Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$77,978
Median Household Income
± $4,335
49.8k
Number of Households
± 2,392

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.8k households in Livingston Parish, LA grew to $77,978 from the previous year's value of $71,547.

The following chart displays the households in Livingston Parish, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Livingston Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.07%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.45%)

In 2022, 85.3% of workers in Livingston Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.07%) and those who worked at home (5.45%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

34.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Livingston Parish, LA have a longer commute time (34.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.27% of the workforce in Livingston Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Livingston Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Livingston Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Livingston Parish, LA (16.5k out of 142k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Livingston Parish, LA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.9% of the population of Livingston Parish, LA has health coverage, with 50.7% on employee plans, 19.8% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 8.99% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Livingston Parish, LA see 5632 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.15% decrease from the previous year (5815 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2933 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 817 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,632 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Livingston Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Livingston Parish, LA see an average of 5,632 patients per year. This represents a 3.15% decrease from the previous year (5,815 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Livingston Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.8% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.11%
Uninsured
50.7%
Employer Coverage
19.8%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
8.99%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Livingston Parish, LA declined by 5.37% from 8.57% to 8.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Livingston Parish, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 53.5 in Livingston Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.3% in Livingston Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.7% in Livingston Parish, LA.

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